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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Install finishing components 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
14673  Install finishing components 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Building Construction 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 12 - Physical Planning and Construction Building Construction 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 3  NQF Level 03  16 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Reregistered  2018-07-01  2023-06-30  SAQA 06120/18 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2024-06-30   2027-06-30  

In all of the tables in this document, both the pre-2009 NQF Level and the NQF Level is shown. In the text (purpose statements, qualification rules, etc), any references to NQF Levels are to the pre-2009 levels unless specifically stated otherwise.  

This unit standard does not replace any other unit standard and is not replaced by any other unit standard. 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
Learners who are assessed as competent against this unit standard will be able to install finishing components in accordance with working drawing specifications, National Building Regulations and safety legislation ensuring that client requirements for cost-effective, functional and quality products are met within the prescribed timeframes.

This competence complements the other carpentry competencies and contributes to the development of a professional community of Carpentry practitioners, who are able to use Science and Technology responsibly and cost-effectively. It should result in improved quality and service delivery in Carpentry. The contribution to The National Skills Development Strategy is the key developmental interface between learners and new competencies to be achieved. 

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
FETC NQF Level 2 Literacy and Numeracy competencies.
  • Use drawings and identify and use tools, equipment and materials for construction carpentry site practice.
  • Set out and prepare Construction Carpentry work areas.
  • Erect, use and dismantle access equipment. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    The typical scope of this unit standard is:

    Finishing components include:

    Wall panelling material, picture rails, architraves and skirting, domestic windows, doors and frames, (ledged and braced doors, framed and ledged stable type doors), ironmongery, timber floors, timber staircases, cupboards and shelving, kitchen units, towel rails, medicine cabinets, timber sills, pelmets, curtain tracks, metal and timber garage doors. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Read and interpret working drawings 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Requirements specified in working drawings are accurately interpreted. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Prepare the work area and select, use and maintain tools, equipment and materials 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Tools, machines and equipment are identified and correctly used. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Tools and equipment are functional. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Carpentry work areas are maintained in accordance with housekeeping standards. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Health and safety procedures are adhered to. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. All work is completed within allocated time frames. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Erect, use and dismantle scaffolding 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Scaffolding is erected and dismantled in accordance with specified methods. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Carpentry work areas are maintained in accordance with housekeeping standards. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Health and safety procedures are adhered to. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. All work is completed within allocated time frames. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Install a range of finishing components 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    Wall panelling material, picture rails, architraves and skirting, domestic windows, doors and frames, (ledged and braced doors, framed and ledged stable type doors), ironmongery, timber floors, timber staircases, cupboards and shelving, kitchen units, towel rails, medicine cabinets, timber sills, pelmets, curtain tracks, metal and timber garage doors. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Components are installed in accordance with working drawing specifications. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Installed components are aligned and level. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Carpentry work areas are maintained in accordance with housekeeping standards. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Health and safety procedures are adhered to. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. All work is completed within allocated time frames. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 5 
    Prepare components for finishing applications and apply surface touch-ups 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Quality and overall finish of installed components is in accordance with specified requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Carpentry work areas are maintained in accordance with housekeeping standards. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 6 
    Service and check functionality of finishing components 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Installed components are securely fitted and functional. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Carpentry work areas are maintained in accordance with housekeeping standards. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Health and safety procedures are adhered to. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. All work is completed within allocated time frames. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Anyone assessing a learner or moderating the assessment of a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the CETA - ETQA, for "The National Certificate in Construction Carpentry".
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable the achievement of this unit standard must be accredited as a provider with the CETA - ETQA.
  • CETA - ETQA is responsible for moderation of learner achievements of learners who meet the requirements of this qualification. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Techniques for reading and interpreting drawings.
  • Use and maintenance of hand and electrical tools and equipment.
  • Levelling devices.
  • Types of adhesives and appropriate application methods.
  • Types of fasteners and appropriate application methods.
  • Safety procedures for erecting and dismantling working platforms.
  • Installation techniques for the range of finishing components:
  • Wall panelling material, picture rails, architraves and skirting, including the setting out and making of basic joints.
  • Fit and hang domestic windows, doors and frames, including ledged and braced doors and framed and ledged stable type doors, complete with locks and other furniture.
  • Construct suspended timber floors and timber staircases.
  • Cupboards and shelving, including kitchen units.
  • Towel rails, medicine cabinets, timber sills, pelmets and curtain tracks.
  • Metal and timber garage doors.
  • Techniques for applying surface finishes and touch-ups.
  • National Building Regulations applicable to the context of this unit standard.
  • SABS 0400 Codes of Practice applicable to the context of this unit standard.
  • Occupational Health and Safety Act applicable to the context of this unit standard. 


  • Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems and make decisions using critical and creative thinking.
  • Check electrical equipment and repair any faults that might be identified prior to using equipment.
  • Check all cables before using power tools and equipment to ensure that these are safe and secure.
  • Check the functionality and serviceability of all finishing components installed and rectify any problems that you may identify prior to your departure from the building site. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as members of a team, group, organisation and community.
  • Suggest alternative cost effective methods for the installation of finishing components to client/architect where appropriate. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage themselves and their activities responsibly and effectively.
  • Maintain tools and equipment in good working order to ensure that the installation of specified finishing components is carried out effectively and the cost to company for the frequent replacement of tools and equipment is minimised.
  • Maintain a neat, clean and tidy work area.
  • Plan work so that all finishing components are installed within the specified time frames and to the satisfaction of the client/architect. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information.
  • Read working drawings carefully and thoroughly in order to interpret correctly the specified requirements for installing finishing components.
  • Read working drawings carefully and thoroughly in order to interpret the installation and finishing requirements of any non-standard products that might be specified by the client/architect. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively using visual, symbolic, and/or language skills in various modes.
  • Confirm your understanding of all requirements specified for the installation of finishing components with the client/architect before commencing with the work at hand so as to minimise future delays that might be caused because this work has to be redone.
  • Communicate in a clear and audible manner when issuing instructions to team members so that all verbal instructions are clearly understood and can be carried out as required. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology effectively and critically, showing responsibility towards the environments and the health of others.
  • Use electric and power tools in accordance with manufacturer`s specifications and relevant safe-handling procedures to prevent accident or injury to yourself or other building site personnel.
  • Check the safety and security of scaffolding at the beginning of each new work day to minimise accident or injury to yourself and other team members. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems, by recognising that problem solving contexts do not exist in isolation.
  • Ensure that materials, tools and equipment used to install finishing components is safely and securely stored and protected on the building site to minimise the risk of theft, accident or injury to site personnel or visitors to the building site.
  • The accurate interpretation of architect/client`s concept and the completion of work within specified time frames results in ongoing business opportunities for the organisation. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    Reflecting on and exploring a variety of strategies to learn more effectively.
  • Assess the work that you have completed to identify areas that can be improved on when installing finishing components in the future. 

  • REREGISTRATION HISTORY 
    As per the SAQA Board decision/s at that time, this unit standard was Reregistered in 2012; 2015. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  22670   National Certificate: Construction Carpentry  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2009-03-12  Was CETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Elective  65409   National Certificate: Building and Civil Construction  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CETA 


    PROVIDERS CURRENTLY ACCREDITED TO OFFER THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
    This information shows the current accreditations (i.e. those not past their accreditation end dates), and is the most complete record available to SAQA as of today. Some Primary or Delegated Quality Assurance Functionaries have a lag in their recording systems for provider accreditation, in turn leading to a lag in notifying SAQA of all the providers that they have accredited to offer qualifications and unit standards, as well as any extensions to accreditation end dates. The relevant Primary or Delegated Quality Assurance Functionary should be notified if a record appears to be missing from here.
     
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    2. Abakholwe Community Developers (Pty) Ltd 
    3. Amber Tower Training 
    4. Arehone Consulting 
    5. Aveng Grinaker -LTA Civil Engineering 
    6. BELCOMEC TRAINING 
    7. BH Training and Consulting (Pty) Ltd 
    8. Bhekwell Group 
    9. Blacken Security Services 
    10. Bokgoni Training And Development 
    11. BOLAND COLLEGE (Paarl) 
    12. CENTRE FOR CAREER GUIDANCE AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CC 
    13. Centre For Economic Participation 
    14. Coastal Kzn F.E.T. College - Appelsbosch Campus 
    15. College of Cape Town (City Campus) 
    16. Construction Resource Development Centre 
    17. Corobrick (Pty) Ltd 
    18. D and E Services Pty Ltd 
    19. DESTO PTY LTD 
    20. Eastcape Training Centre 
    21. Edzani Community Development and Consultancy 
    22. Ekurhuleni Artisans and Skills Training Pty Ltd 
    23. Elangeni College for FET - Central Office 
    24. Ergo-Maphelong Institute 
    25. Furniture World Training Centre 
    26. GADJENI TRADING ENTERPRISE 
    27. Gert Sibande TVET College 
    28. Goitsebasadi Construction Project 
    29. Ikemeleng Training and Development Services 
    30. IMBAWULA CIVIL ENGINEERING ACADEMY 
    31. INDUSTRIES EDUCATION & TRAINING INSTITUTE 
    32. Interlink Technical Training 
    33. IZWE TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT 
    34. Jot Tirelo 13 Trading (Pty) Ltd 
    35. Keewave Trading 403 
    36. Leps Training Consultants 
    37. LNT Trading Enterprise 
    38. Macsen Construction & Projects 
    39. Maduna Development Agency cc 
    40. Majuba TVET College 
    41. Makhonya Training & Development Services 
    42. Maluti TVET College 
    43. Mangaung Artisan Developers and Projects 
    44. Microzone Training CC 
    45. Mnambithi TVET College 
    46. Mohlaje Solutions (Pty) Ltd 
    47. MOKWEDI CIVIL AND PROJECTS (PTY) LTD 
    48. Motheo TVET College 
    49. Mothusi Management Consultants 
    50. Mpilende Training and Technology Solutions 
    51. MPUMALANGA REGIONAL TRAINING TRUST 
    52. Mthoms Trading 
    53. MTL Training and Projects 
    54. Ngakatse Trading 
    55. Nkomaba Trading and Projects 
    56. Nnite Trading Enterprise 
    57. Nokuthula Dube & Associates 
    58. Northern Cape Rural TVET College 
    59. Northern Cape Urban TVET College 
    60. Northlink TVET College 
    61. Othandweni Training Centre 
    62. PMA Holdings (PTY ) LTD. 
    63. PRIMESERV CORPORATE SOLUTIONS PTY LTD T/A PRIMESERV HR SOLUTIONS 
    64. PROMINENT EMZANSI PROJECTS 
    65. Protech Training (Pty) Ltd 
    66. Qualfurn Training & Projects (Pty) Ltd 
    67. Sakhisizwe Development Training 
    68. Sejamo Construction and Training 
    69. Sekhukhune District Municipality EMS Training Academy 
    70. Setlhabi Development 
    71. SISHEN IRON ORE COMPANY (PTY) LTD 
    72. SITAMELA SIVE TRADING CC 
    73. Sonani Training and Communications 
    74. Sphola Consulting CC 
    75. STEVENEL TRAINING CONSTRUCTION AND CIVIL 
    76. The Business Zone 352 
    77. Thekweni TVET College 
    78. Tius Consultants 
    79. Tjeka Training Matters Pty Ltd 
    80. Tlhogi''s Consulting and Projects 
    81. Training Force (Pty) Ltd 
    82. Tshwane North College for FET - Central Office 
    83. TSK Projects 
    84. Ubucubu Home Industries 
    85. Umfolozi FET College 
    86. Umgungundlovu FET College 
    87. UNIQUE SOLUTIONS/EAGLES GUESTHOUSE 
    88. WAL TRAINING 
    89. West Coast TVET College 
    90. Zama Training & Developments 
    91. Zwide Development 



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